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Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics

3.71  ·  Rating details ·  14 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
This companion volume to the highly acclaimed Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics follows the stunning visual format of the first book to capture the heroics of the Winter Olympics. From the unlikely Jamaican bobsled team to the unforgettable U.S.S.R. vs. U.S.A. hockey clash at Lake Placid, all the legends of great winter sports are rec ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published January 24th 2006 by National Geographic Society
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Maribeth Tomas
Dec 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Category: Informational

Source: Textbook pg280

This informational book is a delight to read when wanting to learn all about the Winter Olympics! It describes the first Winter Olympics games back in 1924 in France. It wasn't officially named the Winter Olympics until two years later! Then, they were just calling it Winter Sports Week. It discusses the "weather jinx" which is when the weather doesn't cooperate. It discusses the different medalists, the different games, the differ
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Freeze Frame by Sue Macy
Category: Informative
I love the Olympics; it’s one of my favorite past times! This book does a great job in describing some of the events that take place every four years and how those events have changed and evolved over the years. Most of the book is about US athletes, but some other countries are represented as well. Macy does an excellent job in laying out the details that goes into putting together The Games and the controversies that sometimes surround them. The pho
May 05, 2012 rated it liked it
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I love photography so any book that teaches its reader something thought photography is a good book to me. I think that this book has a great approach on teaching a subject, like they say a picture is worth a thousand words an this book has tones of them. the readers of this book will enjoy the fact that they do not have to read long passages of information to understand the history of the Winter Olympics. An overall great book that will teaches its readers the information they need in a new exc ...more
Dec 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Easy to read and a nice guide to the Olympics.
I could not read it front to back. Interesting pictures and interesting info. It does have an index.
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Personally, I think this book doesn't have enough pictures to qualify as a good book for children.
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